Personal Biography and Professional Experience
Mr. Smith, with more than 31 years of diverse experience in the insurance sector, has worked with Kemper Insurance, Continental Insurance, C N A. He was Assistant Vice President, Risk Management for Guardsmark, and was President of a national Managing General Agency prior to joining Family Dollar Stores in 2003. Mr. Smith is currently Divisional Vice President – Risk Management for Family Dollar Stores, and President of Family Dollar Insurance, Inc., Family Dollar’s captive insurance company. Family Dollar is a fortune 300 company with more than 50,000 employees, more than 6,800 stores and annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.
Mr. Smith is Vice President and on the Board of Directors for the Carolina’s Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Chapter, is on the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National MS Society, has spoken on various insurance topics at The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) international conferences, the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, Case Management Society of America’s national conference, the annual PartnerSource Texas WC Non-subscription Conference and for the Conference Board.
Mr. Smith is a 2010 recipient of Risk and Insurance Management Magazine’s Risk Innovator of the Year award.
Mr. Smith is the 2010 recipient of Liberty Mutual’s Responsibility Leader Award.
Mr. Smith attended Boston University prior to earning a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree from Syracuse University.